Benefits Consulting Firm Hosts Educational Event To Inform Businesses About Managing Claims Costs

GOLDSBORO, N.C., October 21, 2014 – Hill, Chesson & Woody (HCW), a health and welfare benefits brokerage and consulting firm that designs, manages and implements employee benefit programs, will host a free educational breakfast seminar on Wednesday, Oct. 29 at Walnut Creek Country Club located at 508 Lakeshore Drive. This program is a part of HCW’s “Get Smarter” series, which aims to educate employers on the changing benefits landscape brought about by healthcare reform.

Dax Hill, HCW health & welfare consultant, will offer an overview of new ways to manage claims costs. Hill’s presentation will demonstrate how a new web-based health claims analysis system will allow employers to review detailed information about claims costs trends, identify problems with utilization, and offer solutions for managing and reducing healthcare costs.

This free seminar is accredited by the HR Certification Institute for one general credit hour toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification. Registration and breakfast will begin at 8 a.m., with the presentation following. For more information or to register, visit

“Our ‘Get Smarter’ series is designed to inform and prepare employers for the residual costs that accompany healthcare reform,” said Todd Yates, HCW managing partner. “We are excited to bring this program to Goldsboro for the first time.”